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48 Most Inspiring Garden-Inspired Wedding Ideas

Talking about outdoor weddings, a garden is without question the best option, it allows for endless and limitless ideas for your ceremony and reception.  Whether you arrange your wedding in your own or a friend’s garden or hire a garden based venue, nature will be the best backdrop for such a special occasion. Filled with lots and lots of candles, special seating areas, overall greenery and flowers, the setting and the details of garden weddings are all incredibly whimsical and romantic. To really watch your garden theme grow, we’ve put together a list of our favorite garden wedding details, so that you too can achieve the perfect wedding of your dreams.

1). Garden ceremony arches and backdrops

Whether it is dramatic and bold or very simple touches, the arch or backdrop you use for a garden setting provides the perfect place for your ceremony.  Mother Nature has decorated the rest of your surroundings, so all you need to focus on is the backdrop where the two of you stand when you tie the knot.

inspiring outdoor garden wedding ceremony ideas

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via The Knot/via Hi Miss Puff/via Hi Miss Puff

Hartley Botanica Wedding Photos

via Wedding Chicks

greenery spring outdoor garden wedding ceremony

via Ruffled

floral and greenery garden wedding ceremony ideas

via Mod Wedding

2). Easy DIY creative Garden wedding decoration

The easiest and most practical DIY projects are ones that help your guests navigate your wedding.  Whether it’s directing them to all the different events, letting them know the sparkler sendoff time, or a creative seating chart display, knowledge is power at a wedding and the more the guests can be informed of the who/what/when/where/why/how, the easier it is on you and them.

amazing garden wedding decor ideas that are easy to DIY

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via Hi Miss Puff /via My Wedding /via SMP/via Sortra

rustic garden wedding seating chart ideas

Photography: Connie Whitlock via SMP

3). Elegant outdoor garden wedding reception

The best part about planning your wedding reception in a garden setting is the variety of ways your tables can be arranged.  You may have to work around a tree here and there, place the cake under a gazebo, or use the trees to hang lights for dancing.

outdoor garden wedding reception ideas

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via Shea Christine/via Mod Wedding/via Sorta/via SMP/via SMP

chic rustic theme garden wedding reception ideas

via Koman Photography

simple yet catchy floral greenery wedding chair decoration ideas

via Sortra

stunning garden wedding reception lighting decoration ideas

via Mod Wedding

4). Food and drink serving

If you are planning an outdoor wedding, chances are it will be warmer and your guests are going to be thirsty!  Set up several different stations with a variety of drinks…spigot containers filled with lemonade, tea, or fruit infused water, mini bottles of water with custom water bottle labels, and iced down sodas offer your guests a quick grab and go solution.

outdoor garden wedding food and drink serving ideas

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via Wedding Omania/via Martha Stewart weddings

5). Pretty spring and summer floral wedding cake ideas for garden weddings

The best cakes are ones that don’t look too formal if your wedding is in a garden setting.  Casual and relaxed with fresh flowers placed in all the right spots help add to your theme.

stunning spring and summer wedding cakes

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via 100 Layer Cake

pink floral garden wedding cakes

via Ruffled

6). A beautiful blush and gray garden theme wedding color palette

This color palette brings to mind: feminine, soft, and charmingly romantic.  From the moment your guests step foot into the garden awaiting your arrival down the aisle, these tones set the mood that something extremely special is about to happen in this space.

blush and gray spring and summer secret garden wedding theme ideas

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via SMP/via Colin Cowie Weddings/via Cedar Wood Weddings/via Mod Wedding/via SMP

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